- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
City Hosting First Juneteenth Flag-Raising Ceremony At Daley Plaza Monday As Kickoff To Week-Long Celebrations
The Juneteenth flag will be raised at Daley Plaza as part of Chicago's first day of observance for the holiday honoring the liberation of enslaved people.8:40 AM CDT
‘Life-Threatening’ Currents, Waves Will Make It Dangerous To Swim In Lake Michigan Monday
This week is expected to be mostly sunny and warm in Chicago, though.8:37 AM CDT
Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium And Other Museums Will Stay Open Late Friday To Celebrate Chicago Reopening
Chicago — and the rest of Illinois — will move into Phase 5 of reopening Friday.
Up To 200 Birds A Night Die Crashing Into McCormick Place Windows. Turning Off Half The Lights Could Save Them, Study Finds
A new study shows birds are attracted to lit windows — which results in deadly collisions. Turning off half the lights at McCormick Place could result in a nearly 60 percent drop in birds crashing, Field Museum researchers found.
Why Teachers At Chicago’s First All-Male Charter Network Have Gone On Strike
Teachers voted unanimously to strike in late May and want pay increases that would put their salaries closer to those of teachers at CPS schools.
Lightfoot’s Plan To Ban Alcohol Sales After 10 PM ‘Dead On Arrival,’ Alderman Says
“You can’t kneecap a whole industry of mostly independent small businesses ... because of anecdotal concerns about quality of life,” one expert said.
Naming Riverwalk And Park — Not Lake Shore Drive — After Du Sable A Better Way To Honor City Founder, Lightfoot Says
Mayor Lori Lightfoot's plan was announced after aldermen proposed naming Lake Shore Drive after du Sable, which angered some residents.
Lollapalooza’s Daily Schedule Is Out, With 1-Day Tickets Going On Sale Noon Wednesday
Miley Cyrus is set to headline Thursday; Tyler, the Creator will lead Friday; Post Malone will headline Saturday and the Foo Fighters will give the finale Sunday.
Change From ‘Alderman’ To ‘Alderperson’ Gets Mixed Response In City Council
Ald. Jeanette Taylor noted the change is "about identity," but Ald. Pat Dowell said she prefers to keep the title "alderman."
Chicago Cultural Center Reopens With Store Selling Locally Made Goods, New Exhibits
The Cultural Center had been closed since March 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
CTA Offering Discounted Passes To Get Riders Back As City Reopens
Discounted one-, three- and seven-day passes are available Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
Liquor Sale Curfew, DuSable Delayed: Here’s Everything You Need To Know Out Of City Council
There was little change for the most controversial items that were on the City Council docket, but aldermen did approve multiple projects in the neighborhoods.
City Council Approves Thompson Center Zoning Change, Paving The Way For A Sale
The rezoning of the Helmut Jahn-designed building allows for a high-rise to be built at the property, as state leaders try to sell it to a private developer.
Lake Shore Drive Won’t Be Renamed DuSable Drive — Yet — As Aldermen Stall Vote For A Month
Two aldermen teamed up to block a vote on the name change at least until the next City Council meeting.
$1.3 Billion Plan To Build Skyscrapers, Townhomes And Parks On Part Of Moody Bible’s Campus Approved By City Council
Aldermen approved the North Union project, which will annex about half of Moody Bible Institute's campus.
Chicago Beaches Officially Reopen Friday With Lifeguards, Amenities
Concessions will make their return for Memorial Day weekend.
Lake Shore Drive Could Be Renamed Du Sable Drive Today As City Council Prepares To Vote
City Council will consider changing the iconic drive's name over Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s objections.
Thompson Center Sale Moves Closer To Reality, Moody Bible Institute Megadevelopment Ready For City Council Vote
The city's zoning committee also approved projects in Lawndale, Englewood, Bronzeville, West Loop, Wicker Park and McKinley Park.
Chicagoans Who Get Vaccinated At City-Run Sites Can Get 5 Free Tickets To Six Flags
The city is bringing COVID vaccinations events to salons, beaches and other spots around the city this week and over Memorial Day weekend.
Lightfoot’s Plan For Police Oversight Released As Battle Brews Over Her Proposal And Aldermen-Backed ‘United Proposal’
Lightfoot's plan and the United Proposal differ in several ways — chief among them being that Lightfoot and future mayors would pick the police superintendent under her proposal.